Monday, February 1, 2016
A year-end free luncheon took place in the public plaza outside the Presidential Office Sunday, serving more than 23,000 socially disadvantaged people a menu of dishes Taiwanese typically associate with family get-togethers.
More cold weather is in store for Taiwan, with temperatures likely to dip to 11 degrees Celsius on Feb. 5 and 6 in Northern and Central Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau forecast on Saturday.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Chu Mei-ling (初美玲) -- the first Taiwanese citizen to register her residence in the Spratly Islands -- has asserted the Republic of China's claim in the South China Sea, the Coast Guard Administration (CGA, 海巡署) said Saturday., 2 Comments
Huang Min-hui, the Kuomintang's (KMT) interim chairwoman, on Saturday dismissed media talk about the upcoming party chief election being a "war between two women" or a clash between the pro-unification and pro-Taiwan camps., 1 Comment
Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Ker Chien-ming is expected to keep his role as leader of the party caucus after none of his fellow lawmaker came forward to challenge him.
Mayor of Kaohsiung City Chen Chu (陳菊) will likely be the next chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), after current party Chairwoman and President-elect Tsai Ing-wen is inaugurated on May 20, according to a report from the Storm Media Group (風傳媒) on Saturday.
Only 16,000 people per day will be permitted to visit Alishan during the cherry blossom viewing season on weekends between March 10 and April 10, according to the Directorate General of Highways (DGH, 公路總局)., 1 Comment
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has unveiled a new training center in Taipei, finally having a facility of its own for the training of its officers.
New Legislature will swear in a record number of female lawmakers on Monday, and will become younger than the previous one formed four years ago, statistics released by the Central Election Commission (CEC) showed Saturday.
The Council of Agriculture (COA) on Saturday confirmed Taiwan's second rabies case this year after a farmer in the central part of the country was bitten by a ferret-badger.